Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
SPSPMU is the only medical university in St. Petersburg which conducts the whole Dentistry program in English-medium
General information
1905

Founded
15+

Research centers & labs
1

Branches
12

Departments
35\5

Bachelor and Master's degree programmers \international
50\10

Residency\PhD programmes \international
800+

Teaching staff
5000\500

Students
\international
Foreign students from 50 countries study in SPSPMU
Programs & Prices
Pre-University foundation
Bachelor's degree
Specialist degree
Master's degree
Entrance tests & Deadlines
Pre-University foundation
Bachelor's degree
Specialist degree
Master's degree
Admission rules
1
Scan of passport and legalized certificate of complete higher secondary education
(with academic transcript)
2
Notarized translation of passport and educational documents in Russian Consulate
3
Certificate of Recognition
4
Pre-payment
5
Medical Certificate
(Confirming the Candidate is Not Suffering From Any Disease That Could Be Threat to General Public's Health)
Visa rules
Student visas in Russia are required for students from most foreign countries. Russia is not a member state of the EU/EFTA, so the EU visa-free entry privilege does not apply for European students. Required Documents for Study Visas in Russia:
1
A valid passport which will be valid for at least 18 months from the issue date of the visa and with at least two unmarked pages
2
An official invitation letter from your chosen university
3
Application form
4
A certificate showing your HIV-negative status no older than 90 days
5
A letter of consent from your parents and certified by a notary (if you're under 18)
6
Photograph 3.5x4.5 cm
This is the general list. Consult the Russian Embassy or Consulate in your country.
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Practice at SPSPMU
School children visit day
Achievements
Over the past half-century it graduated several thousand of foreign students from 70 countries from 4 continents.
Our students and lecturers are laureats and prizewinners of rather international and russian contests.
Traditionaly scientific researches are the one of the important parts of work in our university and include the main areas of medicine. According to Russian Science Index we are in the TOP-3 of the all medical organizations in Russian Federation, and in TOP-25 of the all scientific organizations in our country.
Students have a practice in our hospital (one of the biggest in Russia) from first days in university. They learn from practitioners, who work in our clinic.
About university & International cooperation & Educational process
The city children hospital "In memory of saint coronation of their Imperial Majesties" was founded on 25th of May in 1905.

Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University was founded in 1925 as Academic and Research Institute of Maternal health and babyhood protection on the hospital basement on 7th of January in 1925.

For many decades, the University is an international center of higher medical education. Over the past half-century it graduated several thousand of foreign students from 70 countries from 4 continents. Currently, University is opened for students from over 50 countries. In University may be taken person of either sex, nation and race, regardless of political or religious beliefs of any state that has diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation.
Saint-Petersburg state pediatric medical university related agreements of cooperation and partnership with foreign medical organizations: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Houston, USA), Democritus University of Thrace (Alexandroupolis, Greece), Belarus State medical university (Minsk, Belarus), Mhitara Geraci's Erevan State medical university (Erevan, Armenia). It allows our students to take a part in international exchange programs. This work alows to improve educational level.

Students have a practice in our hospital (one of the biggest in Russia) from first days in university. They learn from practitioners, who work in our clinic.

Our hospital is a federal medical organization with the one of the biggest scientific bases and acient traditions of Leningrad's pediatric school. We have a modern diagnostic technologies: multislice computer tomography, MRI, US-scanners, installation for radiologists, modern radioisotope laboratory and etc. Clinical and biochemical, bacteriological and virological laboratories allow to perform the entire spectrum of researchies at the advanced level. Our specialists work at the frontiers of modern science and implement new technologies into the practice.
Why is Russia more suitable for higher education?
Optimum Ratio of Price and Quality of Education
Self-funded study is much cheaper at Russian universities than the equivalent in the USA, Canada and the UK, and in terms of the level of training provided, leading Russian universities compete on par with educational institutions in the West.
Safe and convenient living environment for foreign student
Russia is a safe country – also on an international scale. The police are reliable and help you in every situation. Whether you live in a big city or in the country, you can move freely day or night without having to take any special precautions.
A Wide Range of Universities and Study Programmes
766 universities in 82 regions of the country, from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok; 205 fields, from mathematics and natural sciences to the dramatic arts; 657 subjects in Bachelor's, Master's, Specialist and Postgraduate Programmes (medical traineeships, postgraduate military courses), and internships and assistantships.
Get education in the country with the dazzling culture
Russia has given the world many great writers, poets, philosophers, composers, artists and musicians: Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, Feodor Dostoyevsky, Nikolai Rerikh, Sergey Rakhmaninov, Boris Pasternak, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Sergey Eisenstein, Mstislav Rostropovich... Literature, ballet, classical music, architecture, painting, theatre and cinema: this is how Russia wins the hearts of people the world over.
Many programmes are available in English
The most popular programmes are: General medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary science are available in English at Sechenov University and RUDN. Many other programmes are available in English at other universities in Russia: engineering, technical and humanitarian.
Well-developed infrastructure
In Russia, there are many cities with well-developed infrastructure, high level of hotel quality service and highly-developed public transport. Russia became one of the twenty most attractive counties for foreign students.